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Biofuels FlightPath 5th Workshop: "Upstream R&D and Innovation for Biofuels in Aviation"

Milan, 18 June 2012

The Directorate-General for Energy (DG ENER) organised this Workshop in collaboration with the Core Team of the Biofuels FlightPath 2020 Initiative. The purpose was to discuss with key stakeholders the various new value chains and conversion process to paraffinic biofuels that are still in early development stage.

The Workshop started with 6 presentations on thermochemical conversion pathways covering synthetic biofuels, pyrolysis and catalytic conversion of alcohols.

The second part of the workshop focused with 4 presentations on microbial conversion pathways.